News archive from 18 March 2011

Rangers 0-1 PSV Eindhoven (PSV win 1-0 on agg) | Europa League report

Rangers 0-1 PSV Eindhoven (PSV win 1-0 on agg) | Europa League report

PSV Eindhoven not only ended Rangers' interest in Europe for the season. The record books will show the Dutch team as the last ever foreign opposition encountered by Walter Smith in his time as the Rangers manager. Smith, who will step down in the...

Guardian, 22:07 in Sport
 
Liverpool 0-0 Braga (Braga win 1-0 on agg) | Europa League match report

Liverpool 0-0 Braga (Braga win 1-0 on agg) | Europa League match report

Kenny Dalglish suffered his first major setback as the Liverpool manager when his side went out of Europe at the hands of a team recording its first ever win in England. Braga's 1-0 lead from the first leg in Portugal was enough to see them through...

Guardian, 22:07 in Sport
 
Aston Villa's Richard Dunne and James Collins fined two weeks' wages

Aston Villa's Richard Dunne and James Collins fined two weeks' wages

Aston Villa have fined Richard Dunne and James Collins the maximum two weeks' wages for their part in the drink-fuelled fracas that took place during a team-bonding exercise in Leicestershire last week. Both players have accepted the club's...

Guardian, 22:07 in Sport
 
Worcester sign former England forward Chris Jones from Sale

Worcester sign former England forward Chris Jones from Sale

The former England forward Chris Jones has agreed to join Worcester from Sale. The 30-year-old lock will join the Warriors on a three-year deal at the end of the season. Jones, who has 14 England caps, has made more than 200 appearances for Sale....

Guardian, 22:08 in Sport
 
Stephen Dodd shoots six birdies for joint lead at Sicilian Open

Stephen Dodd shoots six birdies for joint lead at Sicilian Open

Stephen Dodd shared the first-round lead with Spain's José Manuel Lara after carding a six-under-par 65 at the Sicilian Open. It is the first time the European Tour has visited Sicily and the Donnafugata resort and it was Dodd and Lara who...

Guardian, 22:08 in Sport
 

The private sector is drooling over health privatisation plans | Ian Kirkpatrick

The government's plans to outsource more NHS services have left many in the public sector with a bitter taste in their mouth and the private sector positively drooling. In the coming years, an array of health services is likely to be outsourced...

Guardian, 22:08 in Business
 
First sight: Katell Quillévéré

First sight: Katell Quillévéré

Who is she? A 31-year-old French director whose film debut, Love Like Poison, was a critics' favourite at Cannes last year, where it featured in the Directors' Fortnight. Brilliant title, what's that all about? It's borrowed from a Serge Gainsbourg...

 
TV Britcom's skittish foray into film

TV Britcom's skittish foray into film

Is there anything British comedians can't do? Not content with dominating the airwaves with their comedy shows, chat and quiz shows, they've been branching out into journalism, novels and, increasingly, the movies. And I'm not just talking about...

 
Lacey lady! Nicole Scherzinger wears daring grey lace mini dress for another outing in fashionable Paris

Lacey lady! Nicole Scherzinger wears daring grey lace mini dress for another outing in fashionable Paris

Upon her arrival in the French city, Nicole tweeted fans: 'Bonjour Paris! I'm back and I'm and so excited French fans! X' The singer has been enjoying chart success in the UK and Europe following her recent promotional tour. The singer took to Twitter...

 
You are the synthesiser: John Cage's experiments with the human voice

You are the synthesiser: John Cage's experiments with the human voice

It's the oldest musical instrument, it's the cheapest, and it's the easiest to carry around – it is, of course, the human voice. But what makes the voice such a wonderful musical resource is that it is also such a flexible instrument. Not that most of...

 
Libya resolution: UN security council air strikes vote - live

Libya resolution: UN security council air strikes vote - live

5.59pm ET: Security council members are milling about in the chamber – with the big question being, how will the votes go? The Guardian's Luke Harding spoke with Germany's foreign minister Guido Westerwelle, and he sounded hostile: Westerwelle warned...

 
German foreign minister Guido Westerwelle not up to his job, say critics

German foreign minister Guido Westerwelle not up to his job, say critics

You are deputy leader. Your own party has suffered a terrible recent fall in popularity. (Indeed, these days it's difficult to find anybody who actually likes you.) Oh, and you are a committed Euro-integrationist and liberal who favours the colour...

 
Michael Winner: statesman of film

Michael Winner: statesman of film

Surprisingly slender, if a bit doddery now at 75, Michael Winner walks to the podium in the American Cinematheque's Egyptian theatre and shows us how a real raconteur grabs his audience. "How many people here tonight were also at the screening of...

 
F&M playlist

F&M playlist

Ellen and the Escapades Coming Back Home The young Leeds folk-pop band were on magnificent form last weekend in Leeds, playing alongside boogie pianist Ben Waters at a concert to honour Sir Peter Blake after he was awarded an honorary degree in music....

 
Michel Legrand puts his Umbrellas up indoors

Michel Legrand puts his Umbrellas up indoors

In the spring of 2008, the French composer Michel Legrand fell violently in love – with a theatre show. The winner of multiple Oscars and Grammys was in London supervising the opening of his new musical, Marguerite, and popped into the Haymarket...

 


News Widget for Webmasters



Bring Eugene's son back home immediately

Realtime News

 

«
»
Mo Tu We Th Fr Sa Su
  1 2 3 4 5 6
7 8 9 10 11 12 13
14 15 16 17 18 19 20
21 22 23 24 25 26 27
28 29 30 31